Module 7 - AgileSHIFT Roles

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Lesson Description 

The AgileSHIFT framework defines the smallest possible team structure to support and encourage agility which includes the team members who deliver the product or service, the change sponsor and the coach who mentors the people doing the work. This modules looks at all three of these roles, as well as defining the optimum team size for effective communication and looking at the impact of technology on skills. 

 

Learning Objectives 

The objectives of this lesson are to provide you with and understanding of: 

  • Effective AgileSHIFT teams 
  • The benefits of self-organizing teams 
  • Team development stages (Tuckman) 
  • Optimum team size for collaboration and communication
  • The AgileSHIFT Coach
  • The AgileSHIFT Sponsor
  • The impact of technology on skills 

 

Intended Audience 

The target audience for the AgileSHIFT qualification is any employee of an organization that intends to adopt AgileSHIFT. This includes people who will become champions of the new working practice and employees from any part of the business who will contribute to the incremental improvements that will make up the wider change the organization requires. 

  

Prerequisites  

There are no specific pre-requisites to study the AgileSHIFT lesson or for entry to the examination.  

 

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